Analytics & Business Intelligence

Rackham Graduate Degree Report

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This report enables you to view Rackham graduate degree information, including degree counts and various time-to-degree calculations, as well as student details, for specified fiscal years.

Report Overview

Choosing the Information to Include
When you view the Rackham Graduate Degree Report for the first time, the default report settings in the filter fields of the Criteria Bar (shown below) control the information shown in the report. They are initially set at ALL for each filter field.

You can change the selections in the Criteria Bar to view different report information and save those changed selections for future use. Some examples of values you can specify are:

  • the level of reporting (such as the Ann Arbor campus schools and colleges, the Rackham division(s), the Rackham reporting groups)
  • the type(s) of graduate-level degrees (e.g., master's doctorates, certificates, or candidacy certificates)
  • the fiscal year(s), up to the most recent five years.

The report is organized by the types of degrees you selected, with total count information and related median time calculations followed by similar counts and calculations for the various demographic groups (e.g., gender, ethnicity). Within the report, you can click on any hyperlinked number to view additional detailed information about the students included in that count.

Drilling down to Student Details
Details for each student in a count offer point-in-time information, including information about their academic programs, demographics, and more.

Data Sources

The data in the Rackham Graduate Degree report is pulled from the Student Records data set in the U-M Data Warehouse.

Access Details

Who needs access?
Anyone who needs to view Rackham graduate student degree information should have access to the Rackham Graduate Degree report.

How do I request access?
Currently, degree counts and metrics are only calculated for Rackham degree programs. Access is auto-granted to people with current access to the Student Records dataset in the U-M Data Warehouse. Access is manually granted to people who do not use the Student Records dataset but are current consumers of this information from Rackham.

Users with a business need can request access through the OARS system. The M-Reports role associated with viewing the Rackham Graduate Degree report is Degree Trends.

What can users see?
When you first view the Rackham Graduate Degree report, you see a report based on a value of ALL for each filter field. You can make changes to the default selections to create various "views" and save those views to easily segment out different populations.

Refresh Schedule

The information in this report is refreshed on the same schedule as the Student Records data set in the U-M Data Warehouse. See the Student Records section of the U-M Data Warehouse Refresh Schedule.